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Public To Comment On 1st-In-Nation Tobacco Ban

A proposed first-in-the-nation ban on sales of all tobacco and nicotine products has bitterly divided this small community, and health officials are bracing for an onslaught of opinions as they consider the move.

11/12/2014

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Maine Man Tries To Surprise Friend, Accidenatally ‘Breaks-In’ To Flower Shop

A Maine man who authorities originally said fell to the sidewalk while rappelling down a fire escape after breaking into a Portland flower shop was actually part of a stunt that had gone awry.

11/11/2014

Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend Theodore Michael Wilbur head back into their home after giving a statement to the media on October 31, 2014 in Fort Kent, Maine.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Ebola Nurse, Boyfriend Moving To Freeport, Maine

An Ebola nurse who fought quarantines in New Jersey and Maine says she’s going to stay in southern Maine while she decides what to do next with her life.

11/10/2014

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Owl Attacks Hawk At Vermont LL Bean Store Display

The grand opening of an L.L. Bean store in Vermont has ruffled some feathers, with an owl attacking a hawk in a shopping mall display.

11/10/2014

Kaci Hickox walks outside of her home to give a statement to the media on October 31, 2014 in Fort Kent, Maine. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Ebola Nurse To Remain A Voice Against Quarantines

The Maine nurse who defied quarantine attempts after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is looking forward to stepping out her front door — “like normal people.”

11/09/2014

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Hernandez Cousin Seeks Charge Dismissal

A cousin of ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez wants a conspiracy charge dismissed because her attorney says prosecutors didn’t tell a Massachusetts grand jury that a key witness failed a lie detector test, new court documents show.

11/06/2014

Harvard Under Fire For Secretly Photographing Students As Part Of Experiment  (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

Harvard Under Fire For Secretly Photographing Students As Part Of Experiment

Harvard University is under fire from faculty and students for secretly photographing about 2,000 undergraduates in 10 lecture halls last spring as part of a study on classroom attendance.

11/06/2014

Sidney Kilmartin sent the poison to Andrew Denton in England, who had ordered it online to kill himself, according to court records. (Photo by M J Rivise Patent Collection/Getty Images)

Maine Man Accused Of Mailing Cyanide To Suicidal Person In England

Sidney Kilmartin sent the poison to Andrew Denton in England, who had ordered it online to kill himself, according to court records.

11/05/2014

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Coakley Concedes To Baker In Mass. Governor’s Election

Democrat Martha Coakley has called Republican Charlie Baker to concede the Massachusetts governor’s race.

11/05/2014

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